Canada crushed 8-1 by Honduras to crash out of men's World Cup qualifying
Shameful. Embarrassing. Inexcusable. These are just a few of the words to describe the dreadful performance of Canada's men's national soccer team in a 8-1 dismantling in Honduras this afternoon (October 16).
A win or a draw would have put Canada through to the final stage of World Cup qualifying with a chance to earn a spot in Rio 2016. Instead, Canada offered virtually no resistance to the home side in front of 40,000 delirious fans in San Pedro Sula.
Honduras scored four goals in the first half and added two more early in the second half before Iain Hume found the back of the net off a set piece in the 71st minute to provide the only bright spot for Canada. But the Honduran onslaught continued with two more after that.
It is the worst result for Canada's men since an 8-0 whitewash at the hands of powerhouse Mexico in the 1993 Gold Cup.
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